Alaska Supreme Court to hear school funding lawsuit soon

...Supreme Court this month.Oral arguments in the case are scheduled for Sept. 16 in Anchorage, according to the Ketchikan Daily News.A Ketchikan Superior Court judge last November invalidated the state's requirement that local municipalities help...
Southeast pink salmon harvest fails to meet predictions

...wraps up its season.Monday's purse seine opening will likely be the last of the summer, according to the Ketchikan Daily News.Alaska Department of Fish and Game Ketchikan area management biologist Scott Walker said pink salmon catches in Southeast...
Fairbanks politicians warned for violating 'billboard law'

...along state-maintained roads, which in the Fairbanks North Star Borough are most roads, according to the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner. For a sign to be legal, it needs to be almost two football fields away from the pavement.In Fairbanks...
Race to Alaska will return next summer

...000 prize first-place prize, reported the Ketchikan Daily News.The Northwest Maritime Center sponsored the first race...again."___Information from: Ketchikan (Alaska) Daily News,
Yukon River salmon swim to Canada in record high numbers

...Canadian spawning grounds in 10 years.About 83,000 fish went across the border this year, according to The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner.An international treaty mandates that at least 42,500 Chinooks must get to Canada, but Alaska fishery managers...
Sentencing continues for case related to troopers' deaths

...sides to statements in the pre-sentence report. Kangas also wanted time to speak before sentencing, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported. A jury in Nenana found Kangas guilty of tampering with the guns of Sgt. Scott Johnson and Trooper...
State limits wolf harvest

...its adjacent islands, the state wolf hunting season will run for just 10 days, if at all, according to The Ketchikan Daily News. If all nine wolves are killed during subsistence hunting and trapping seasons, which begin in September and November...
Veterans say reformed VA hurting

...Administration, that the Veterans Choice Act hasn't delivered the improved care that it promised, reported The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner.Last year's law called for creation of a temporary program that allows veterans across the nation to seek...
Alaska Editorial: Fighting the fires

The following editorial first appeared in the Ketchikan Daily News: Fire season is bad enough in Alaska and the West that Washington, D.C., must act when it comes to forest management.Alaska...
Ketchikan Police Department to use body cameras

...said the department has been talking about implementing body cameras for more than a year, according to the Ketchikan Daily News."What we're looking at doing is, basically, outfitting uniform officers - they're doing day-to-day patrol...


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